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Truck Driver is Dead After Plowing Into Concrete Piller on Grand Avenue in Maspeth

A truck driver is dead after plowing into a concrete pillar at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Borden Avenue on Wednesday (GMaps)

Nov. 10, 2022 By Max Murray

A truck driver is dead after crashing his big rig into a cement pillar while at a busy intersection in Maspeth Wednesday morning.

Stephen Roy Bennington, 50, from Pennsylvania, lost control of his 2023 Freightliner Truck at around 10:41 a.m. while traveling south on Grand Avenue, causing him to mount the sidewalk and strike a cement pillar at the intersection of Grand Avenue and Borden Avenue.

Bennington was transported to NYC Health and Hospitals Elmhurst where he was pronounced deceased.

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